Tibetan parliamentary delegation on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and sought his support for the resolution of the Tibet issue.
The delegation, comprising of parliamentarians Dhondup Tashi and Tsering Youdon, also met UP Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit, ministers and leaders during their five-day Tibet advocacy campaign in Uttar Pradesh.
The delegation apprised the UP CM and other ministers on the issues of Tibet, highlighting the five-point appeals as listed in the Tibetan Parliament’s appeal letter to the Indian Parliament and state legislatures.
“The appeal solicits the government of India and also the state governments, including all the different political parties to strive to adopt resolutions on the issues of Tibet in their respective meetings and sessions. They urged to include discussion on the issues of Tibet whenever bilateral meetings are held between India and China,” a Tibetan government-in-exile official said.
He said the delegates especially expressed the gratitude felt by all the Tibetans towards the people and the government of India, in particular, the government and people of Uttar Pradesh. They conveyed heartfelt gratitude on behalf of all the Tibetans, for all the support and assistance rendered to them over the past 59 years.
The delegates also invited the dignitaries to visit Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, the seat of Central Tibetan Administration and the dignitaries graciously accepted the invitation.
UP CM and other leaders thanked the Tibetan parliamentary delegation for their visit and assured them of their continuous support and to render all the needful necessities within their capacity for the Tibetans.
The delegation also met with Sanjay Shukla, Convenor of Bharat-Tibbat Sahyog Manch and paid a courtesy visit to their representatives and rendered their cooperation in coordinating the advocacy tour.
The delegation also met with local media persons and informed them about the ongoing nationwide Tibet advocacy.
The delegation met ministers Swatandra Dev Singh, Ashutosh Tandon, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Secular Party leader Shiv Pal Yadav, Congress Party Vice President, T Tiwari, Lok Dal Party Secretary Omkar Singh, and BSP General Secretary Satish Chandra Mishra.